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House Democrats urge settlement on AT&T-Mobile

Sep 16, 2011
15 Democrats in the House have sent a letter to President Obama urging the administration to find some way to make the proposed Big Acquisition go...
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New data security bill introduced in the Senate

Jul 29, 2011
I'm not sure how anyone in Congress has any time to do anything but try to figure out how to get a debt crisis deal done, but apparently, they do....
Posted In: Congress, government, privacy, security

NSA & cell phone tracking

Jul 27, 2011
This guy say you don't need to join a hacker collective before federal agents can follow your trail in cyber space....
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Game On!

Jul 26, 2011
Google searches about NFL teams and tickets spiked today after the league's owners and players came to an agreement to end the lockout. ...
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Head of country's cyber agency resigns

Jul 26, 2011
The Department of Defense doesn't want to talk about why Randy Vickers resigned as director of the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team. US- CERT...
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Flaws in the purposed anti-child pornography bill leave it stalled in Congress

Jul 13, 2011
As the Wall Street Journal puts it, "You might not expect to find many politicians willing to take a stand against something called the "Protecting...
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Companies are not following their own Do-Not-Track policies

Jul 13, 2011
That's according to a recent study from Stanford's Center for Internet and Society. While Congress wrestles with online privacy legislation, the...
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Congress holds privacy hearing

Jul 12, 2011
Reps. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) and Greg Walden (R-Ore.) of the House Energy and Commerce committee start a series of Internet privacy hearings on...
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Washington to consider cramming

Jul 12, 2011
Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on "cramming," that's when phone companies charge you for things you didn't authorize...
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Eshoo sweating the Gs

Jun 23, 2011
Wednesday, Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) introduced The Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act which would require carriers to tell consumers more...
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